Farm and rural land workshops / classes
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Mushroom Cultivation Workshop
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Intersection of Routes 5&20 and Route 318
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Agroforestry Specialist Steve Gabriel for an evening presentation on successful cultivation of shiitake, oyster, lions mane, and stropharia mushrooms for home or small-farm scale production.
Learn the proper tree species and techniques for cultivation, along with the basic economics and mattering of gourmet specialty mushrooms. Students will get to inoculate their own log to take home!
Cost: $30 per person, which includes handouts, materials and an inoculated log.
Registration is required. To register, call Seneca County CCE at 315-539-9251, or email: Seneca County, or go to register online.
For more information contact Christie Brewer or Derek Simmonds or visit Seneca County CCE
August 28, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Hypertufa is an artificial stone that is made of materials mixed with Portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fun and easy to make. Master Gardener, Jeanne Totman will guide you through making a hypertufa leaf, or bowl, or mushroom.
· a board or piece of plywood that your project will fit on
· Two large garbage bags.
· Leaf project: a big leaf from your garden, such as hosta, rhubarb, squash or even burdock.
· Bowl project: a gallon size bowl or planter
· Mushroom project: embellishments for your mushroom, like glass pebbles, beads, small seashells, etc.
Workshop fee: $10.00 per person.
Make a second item for $5.00.
Pre-registration requested. When you register, please let us know what project you will be making. Call 585-394-3977 x 427 or email Nancy with your name, address, phone number, and project.